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Mohammad S. Roni, Ph.D.

Research Scientist

Research Areas:
Bioenergy Analysis; Bioenergy Technologies

Biography:
Dr. Mohammad S. Roni is a computational energy analyst for the Bioenergy and Renewable Energy group at Idaho National Laboratory. He is developing new computational approaches and solutions for biomass transportation, logistics, and supply chain management. He also works on the algae research and development project and international bioenergy market. His research interests include the development and application of operations research and management science methods, to energy, natural resources and the environment.   He received his Ph.D. and Master’s degree in industrial and systems engineering from Mississippi State University in 2013. Roni has published his research in Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review, Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, Annals of Operations Research, Energies, OMEGA-The International Journal of Management Science, Environmental Management , Bioresource Technology. He currently is a reviewer of several academic journals and member of The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS).

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Education:

Ph.D., Industrial and Systems Engineering - Mississippi State University

M.S., Industrial and Systems Engineering - Mississippi State University

B.S., Industrial and Production Engineering - Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology

Affiliations:

​Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences

Publications:
 
Roni, M., Eksioglu, S., Searcy, E., Jacobson, J., 2014 “Estimating the variable cost for high-volume and long-haul transportation of densified biomass and biofuel” Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment 29, 40-55.
 
Roni, M., Eksioglu, S., Searcy, E., 2014 “A supply chain network design model for biomass cofiring in coal-fired in power plants” Transportation Research Part E: Logistics and Transportation Review 61, 115-134.
 
Parsa, H., Jin, M., Roni, M., Eksioglu, B., Eksioglu, S., 2011 “Healthcare inventory and supply chain management: A literature review” International Journal of Bioinformatics Research.Vol.1 Issue 2, pp-11-19.
  
Roni, M., Eksioglu, S., Cafferty, K., “A Multi-Objective, hub-and-spoke supply chain design model for densified biomass” Proceedings of the 2014 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May, 31-June 2, Montreal, Canada.
 
Roni, M., Jin, M., “A continuous review stochastic inventory model with multiple replenishment order in the presence of regular demand and surge Demand” Proceedings of the 2013 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May, 18-22, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
 
Roni, M., Jin, M., “A hybrid inventory policy responding to surge demand.” Proceedings of the 2012 Industrial and Systems Engineering Research Conference, May 19-23, 2012, Orlando, Florida.
 
Jin, M., Roni, M., “Healthcare inventory policy for regular demand and surge demand” Proceedings of the 2011 Industrial Engineering Research Conference, May 21-25, 2011, Reno, Nevada.
 
Dhar, N.R., Rahman, S.R., Roni, M. ,Biswas, U.K, “Productivity analysis of door section at veneering plant in star particle board” Proceedings of the 2006 International mechanical engineering conference (IMCE),2006 & 10th Annual paper meet(APM), Dhaka ,Bangladesh page 1-6.
 
Newby, D., Lacey, J.,Miller, A., Stevens, D., Cafferty, K., Roni M., “Design a blending-based stabilization strategy for managing uncertainty and variability of algae production by capturing biomass produced in excess of downstream processing capacity ( up to 30% exceedance) in these blends” Quarterly report submitted to Bio Energy Technology Office, Department of Energy , USA .

Presentations:
“A hub-and-spoke supply chain design for biomass co-fire in power plants” INFORMS Annual Meeting. October, 5-9, 2013, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

 
​“Developing a hub-based supply chain design model for co-fire of densified biomass and coal” Industrial Engineering Research Conference. May 18-22, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
 
“A Continuous-review inventory model with multiple replenishment orders in the presence of regular demand and surge demand” Industrial Engineering Research Conference .May, 18-22, 2013, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
 
“Analyzing the impact of US rail transportation network on building a sustainable bioenergy feedstock” INFORMS Annual Meeting. October, 14-17, 2012, Phoenix, Arizona.
 
“Analysis of rail transportation cost impact on bioenergy production system” Industrial Engineering Research Conference. May, 19-23, 2012 Orlando, Florida.
 
“Health care inventory policy for regular demand and surge demand”, Industrial Engineering Research Conference. May, 21-25, 2011, Reno, Nevada.

 
"Stochastic inventory model for health care supply chain under regular demand and surge Demand.” INFORMS annual meeting. November, 6-10, 2010, Austin, Texas.

 
Poster Presentations
“Variable cost analysis for high-volume and long-haul transportation of densified biomass and biofuel” National Center for Intermodal Transportation for Economic Competitiveness (NCITEC) Annual Conference, Mississippi State University October 31-November 1, 2013.
“A supply chain network design model for biomass cofiring in Coal-fired in power plants” 12th Annual Southern Bio-Products and Renewable Energy Conference, Tunica, MS September (17-18), 2013.
 
“A hub based network design for “Uniform –Format” Advanced (UFA) biomass-to-coal plant supply chain using rail transportation” Sun Grant Initiative 2012 National Conference: Science for Biomass Feedstock Production and Utilization, New Orleans, LA October (2-5), 2012.
 
“Analysis of a sustainable bioenergy feedstock supply chain using rail transportation” 4th Annual Transportation Workshop, Mississippi State University (poster presentation with D. Gonzales), February 2012.
 
“Stochastic inventory model for health care supply chain under regular demand and surge Demand.” Poster presentation, OR & MS: Applications track INFORMS Southern regional conference. Huntsville, Alabama. April, 2010.
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